Paks, Hungary orders 10 electric Solaris buses

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The city of Paks, located in the central part of Hungary, has ordered 10 zero-emission electric buses from Solaris: six Solaris Urbino 12 electric vehicles and four 8.9-meter electric buses with five stationary chargers.

Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania

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Tesla is starting to further expand in eastern central Europe by making its electric cars available to order in Hungary and Romania. more… The post Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania appeared first on Electrek.

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Schaeffler opens new dedicated e-mobility plant in Hungary; expects €2-3B in annual e-mobility orders from 2022 on

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Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has opened a new production facility at its Szombathely location in the west of Hungary. Construction work on Szombathely II, the Schaeffler Group’s second plant in western Hungary, started in 2020.

SK Innovation to build a third European battery plant in Hungary; $2.29B by 2028, 30 GWh

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SK Innovation will initially invest US$1.148 billion in SK Battery Hungary (SKBH) to build its third European factory in Iváncsa, Hungary, with a production capacity of 30 GWh per year. SK’s first and second European plants are also located in Hungary (Komárom); the expected third plant will be the largest. SK Innovation’s 1st EV battery plant in Europe is located at Komarom, Hungary.

European Commission opens investigation into proposed public support for Samsung SDI battery plant in Hungary

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Hungary's plans to grant €108 million of public support to Samsung SDI for investing in the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd (Hungary) is in line with EU rules on regional State aid. In 2018, Hungary notified the Commission of its plans to grant €108 million of public support for the project.

Audi building 160,000 m2 photovoltaic system for Gy?r, Hungary plant

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Together with E.ON, Audi is building a solar energy park on the roofs of the two logistics centers of its plant in Gy?r r covering about 160,000 square meters. This will create Europe’s largest photovoltaic system installed on a building at the Audi Hungaria plant in Gy?r. The system will have a peak output of 12 megawatts. Construction work will start in August 2019 and renewable energy generation will start at the beginning of next year.

UQM Technologies powers first all-electric mini bus in Hungary

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in Hungary. UQM Technologies Inc. continues to broaden its global customer base, with a UQM PowerPhase electric motor and controller systems being used to power an all-electric mini bus built by Inter Tan-ker Ltd. This is the first all-electric mini bus to be approved for use by the Hungarian National Transport Authority. The Inter Tan-ker mini bus, equipped with the PowerPhase HD Select 150 drive system, has a reported range of nearly 300 kilometers (185 miles).

GS Yuasa to set up SLI lithium-ion battery plant in Hungary

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GS Yuasa Corporation will establish a manufacturing subsidiary company, GS Yuasa Hungary Ltd. in Hungary and build a new plant for lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries will be assembled in a new plant with lithium-ion cells made in Japan. These batteries will be used for SLI (Starting, Lighting, and Ignition) applications which are expected to be expanded in the European market. GS Yuasa will also consider manufacturing lithium-ion cells in this plant in future.

Samsung SDI building Li-ion battery plant in Hungary; global triangular production structure

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Samsung SDI has decided to use Hungary as its Li-ion battery production base in Europe. The new facility in Hungary will enable Samsung SDI to establish a global triangular production structure along with existing plants in Ulsan, Korea and Xian, China. The company initially built the plant in Hungary in 2001 to manufacture cathode ray tubes (CRTs) and remodeled it for PDP production several years thereafter.

Tesla Configurator Goes Live In Romania And Hungary

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The third party sale of Tesla vehicles in these countries was ceased because they can now be officially ordered

Mercedes-Benz Cars invests €1B in new “Full-Flex” car plant in Hungary; Factory 56 applied to full plant

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Mercedes-Benz Cars is starting construction of its first “Full-Flex Plant“ in Kecskemét, Hungary, about 90 km in the south of Budapest. With an investment of one billion euros, we are building in Hungary the first ‘Full-Flex Plant’ in the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars. Overall, the company is investing €1 billion in the new car plant and creating more than 2,500 jobs.

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Audi building geothermal plant for factory in Gy?r, Hungary; 60% of total heat requirements

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Audi is building a geothermal plant in Pér, close to the Audi Hungaria factory in Gy?r. After going into operation in just over a year, it will supply the company with at least 82,000 megawatt hours of geothermal energy per year and will cover about 60% of total heat requirements. For the project, Audi Hungaria Motor Kft. signed a long-term contract on the supply of heat energy with the Hungarian company “DDEnergy.”

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQB – Electricity Flows

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The rest of the world will get their EQBs from Kecskemét, Hungary. The EQB will be the first pure EV made in Hungary. Mercedes-Benz’s 2021 EQB is its third all-electric launch this year, along with the EQA 250 and EQS. The EQB will be produced for the local market in Beijing.

Toyocolor to supply SK Innovation with Lioaccum conductive CNT dispersions for Li-ion cathodes

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At present, Toyocolor is providing SK Innovation with Lioaccum dispersions produced at the Group company LioChem in Conyers, Georgia with supply to commence from Toyo Ink Hungary in Pest, Hungary to SK Innovation’s European plants, in the first quarter of 2022. Toyocolor Co.,

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Put the EV in the garage: Solar driveways could power entire households

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Now a Hungary-based company is bringing these two technologies even closer together with solar driveways. Electric cars and solar power are a perfect combination. Charging an electric car from a solar array reduces its overall carbon footprint.

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom.

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SK Innovation to spin off battery business and E&P business

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Currently, the company holds an annual battery production capacity of 40GWh, produced in various countries, including South Korea, the United States, China, Hungary.

BYD delivers 246 electric buses to Keolis Nederland

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An extremely efficient production process of the eBuses was achieved by an integrated approach throughout the BYD supply chain and its various manufacturing sites, including the BYD Hungary eBus production facility.

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Audi Hungaria starts operation of Europe’s biggest solar roof installation

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r in Hungary is engaged in decarbonization by means of three mechanisms. Audi Hungaria is the biggest user of industrial geothermal energy in Hungary. Audi Hungaria, in cooperation with E.ON Hungaria, officially started operation of Europe’s biggest photovoltaic roof installation.

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Electric cars too small? Drive two!

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Rolls-Royce to power Vertical Aerospace’s all-electric eVTOL UAM aircraft

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Around 150 Rolls-Royce engineers based in countries including Hungary, Germany, US and the UK will work with the Vertical Aerospace team on developing the aircraft which is aiming to be one of the world’s first certified eVTOLs.

First international safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems has been published

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The group included experts from Japan, USA, Canada, Australia, South Korea, China, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Hungary and the UK. An international group of experts led by WMG, University of Warwick working together as a part of an ISO technical committee, has published the first international (ISO) safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems, taking them a step further towards being more widely available.

Roskill: surge in electrodeposited copper foil projects to meet projected EV demand

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Iljin is investing in new plants in Malaysia and Hungary, while Solus is rolling out new capacity in Hungary and the United States (in partnership with scrap supplier Toyota Tsusho). The first half of 2021 has seen a tidal wave of announcements of new electrodeposited copper foil mill projects, as well as second- and third-phase expansions at existing mills, according to market consultancy Roskill.

Nobina selects 13 BYD eBus electric buses for far-north operation

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Manufactured at BYD’s production facility in Komárom, Hungary, Nobina’s latest order has been specified with optional luggage racks.

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Samsung Hungarian battery plant to open in 2018, perhaps for BMW electric cars?

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One of the major players is Korean firm Samsung SDI, which is reportedly planning to open a new battery plant in Hungary. Anticipated increases in electric-car production in 2018 and later now have battery suppliers scrambling to add manufacturing capacity. However, it is unclear which electric cars the new plant's lithium-ion cells are intended. Europe Manufacturing Batteries plug-in cars Samsung

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Hyundai Motorsport begins testing with Veloster N ETCR electric racer

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The days in Hungary were only the start of an extensive testing program for the coming months. Hyundai Motorsport has completed the first on-track running with the new Veloster N ETCR, the company’s first electric race car project. Unveiled earlier this month at IAA in Frankfurt, the Veloster N ETCR is the first electric racing car to be built by Hyundai Motorsport. The mid-mounted motor and rear-wheel-drive layout are also firsts for the Alzenau, Germany based team.

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Nissan has more than 550 electric taxis on European roads

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Hungary. based in Budapest, has purchased 65 Nissan LEAFs in a bid to become Hungary’s largest zero-emission fleet. With more than 550 electric taxis on European roads, Nissan is now Europe’s best-selling manufacturer of 100% electric taxis. During 2015, more than 100 electric vehicles were delivered to taxi companies across Europe.

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BMW investing €400M in new vehicle assembly at Munich plant as part of shift to electromobility; engine production being concentrated at Steyr and Hams Hall

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It will ramp up for the first time at our future plant in Debrecen, Hungary, before being rolled out across our global production network in stages. The BMW Group is speeding up the shift towards electromobility and strengthening its global network for production of electrified vehicles.

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Audi trials new digital sealing process at Gy?r paint shop

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r, Hungary, Audi is testing a new method of body sealing. At its paint shop in Gy?r, Before a car is given its paint finish, a paste-like sealing material is applied to areas such as the weld seams. This improves vehicle acoustics, guards against corrosion and seals off the interior. The new method grants complete freedom in determining the thickness and width of material to be applied. This makes it possible to apply the sealing material more quickly and with supreme precision.

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Volkswagen continues to optimize its EA888 workhorse engine; fourth evolution in 2022 Golf GTI and R

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Built in Gyor, Hungary, these turbocharged and direct-injected EA888 Evo4 variants displace 2.0 Volkswagen has continued to evolve its small displacement turbocharging technology with each new engine generation.

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4Q 2019: EU diesel demand continues to drop while gasoline gains; plug-ins up 80.5% y-o-y

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digit gains were also seen in Belgium (+17.7%), Slovenia (+18.2%), Hungary (+18.4%), Sweden (+30.5%) and Romania (+31.1%). In the last quarter of 2019, EU demand for diesel cars further decreased , dropping to 29.5%

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Frost & Sullivan: Li-ion battery materials market to reach $51.60B by 2027 from $18.75B in 2020; 15.6% CAGR

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Strengthen supply and footprint in Europe by investing in facilities, especially in Poland, Hungary, Finland, and Germany, where major battery manufacturing facilities are expected to come online. Frost & Sullivan projects that the global Li-ion battery materials market will reach $51.60 billion by 2027 from $18.75 billion in 2020 at a 15.6% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

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Audi Brussels to produce exclusively e-tron quattro SUV, battery packs; A1 production moving to Spain

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The Audi Q3, currently produced in Spain, will be built in Győr (Hungary) in the future. The site in Hungary already produces four Audi models: the Audi A3 Sedan, the Audi A3 Cabriolet, the Audi TT and the Audi TT Roadster. As of 2018, Audi Brussels will produce exclusively the commercial version of Audi’s e-tron quattro battery-electric SUV ( earlier post ). The plant will also produce its own battery packs.

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Mercedes introducing EQB compact electric SUV in Shanghai

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After Europe, the international version of the EQB, produced in Kecskemét, Hungary, will be launched at the end of the year, followed by the US market launch in 2022. The new Mercedes-Benz EQB is making its debut at Auto Shanghai 2021 this week.

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Bosch supplying factory equipment for battery production; €250M business by 2025

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Electric “tailwind” for bicycles comes from Hungary: since 2015, the Bosch plant in Miskolc has been manufacturing high-performance e-bike batteries that feature an extended range and a long service life. Bosch is pooling its mechanical engineering expertise and offering companies factory equipment for battery production from a single source—ranging from individual components and software solutions to complete assembly lines.

Valeo, Siemens JV for high-voltage electric powertrains starts operation: Valeo Siemens eAutomotive GmbH

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The joint company will include R&D centers in France (Cergy-Pontoise); Germany (Erlangen, Bad Neustadt); Norway (Drammen); and China (Shanghai) as well as plants in Germany (Erlangen, Bad Neustadt); Hungary (Veszprem); Poland (Czechowice); and China (Changzhou, Shenzen and Tianjin). The Valeo and Siemens joint venture dedicated to high-voltage powertrains ( earlier post ) has begun operation.

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IONITY partners with Shell, OMV, Tank & Rast and Circle K on sites for high-power charging network; 18 countries, >200 sites

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By joining forces with Shell, IONITY will be able to install its fast charging infrastructure at sites throughout ten European countries: Belgium, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Hungary. IONITY is working with the Austrian company OMV on the roll-out of a fast charging infrastructure in Austria, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

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Study finds advanced driver assistance systems not always reliable in long-term operation

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As part of the study, TÜV Rheinland experts took a modified test vehicle equipped with a state-of-the-art lane keeping assistance system on the Zalazone test track in Hungary.

PRoPART project successfully demonstrates highly accurate positioning solution for automotive use

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The self-driving truck was supplied by Scania, with Hungary-based V2X company Commsignia providing in the C-ITS technology.

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Plug In America joins global alliance

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Last week, 37 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations from 26 countries, including Plug In America, joined forces to create the Global EV Drivers’ Alliance, building a worldwide EV community.

ACEA: EU commercial vehicle registrations: down 23.2% in Q1 2020; -47.3% in March

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With the exception of Hungary, which posted a more modest decline than other countries, all EU markets saw double-digit percentage drops last month, including the major ones. In March 2020, demand for new commercial vehicles fell by 47.3%

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Samsung SDI showcases range of new EV battery tech at Frankfurt

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Samsung SDI constructed an EV battery plant in Hungary in May, completing its worldwide production tripod with plants in Ulsan, South Korea and Xian, China. Samsung SDI is showcasing a range of battery technology for EVs at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The multifunctional battery pack allows users to change the number of modules as they want as if they place books on a shelf. For example, if 20 modules are installed in a premium car, it can go 600 to 700 kilometers.

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Europe’s Most Financed Luxury Car Brand

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Porsche dominates the luxury car finance industry in the neighbouring eastern European countries of Hungary, Ukraine and Romania. Latest research from Specialist Car Finance Experts, Forza Finance , has revealed that BMW is the most popular luxury car brand to finance in 16 of Europe’s 44 countries including the UK & Ireland based on finance rather than sales or units.